About Us

Learn more about the WWAMI Rural Health Research Center.

Studies

Descriptions of completed and in-progress health workforce studies by the WWAMI RHRC.

Publications

Links to findings from research studies by the WWAMI RHRC.

Presentations

Presentations and posters from research studies by the WWAMI RHRC

RHRC News

WWAMI Rural Health Research Center News – New Projects and Leadership  Read More
Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer-related Health Behaviors in Rural Cancer Patients and Rural Cancer Survivors  Read More
Do Medicare’s Rural Add-On Payments Impact the Number of Home Health Agencies Serving Rural Communities?  Read More

About Us

The WWAMI Rural Health Research Center (RHRC) is one of seven rural health research centers funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) to perform policy-oriented research on issues related to rural health care.
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Recent Publications

Andrilla CHA, Garberson LA, Larson EH, Patterson DG, Quigley TF Comparing the health workforce provider mix and the distance travelled for mental health services by rural and urban Medicare beneficiaries Journal of Rural Health Read More
Patterson DG, Andrilla CHA, Garberson LA The supply and rural-urban distribution of the obstetrical care workforce in the U.S. WWAMI Rural Health Research Center, University of Washington Read More
Larson EH, Andrilla CHA, Garberson LA Supply and distribution of the primary care workforce in rural America: 2019 WWAMI Rural Health Research Center, University of Washington Read More

Recent Presentations

Andrilla CHA, Garberson LA, Patterson DG, Quigley TF, Larson EH Comparing the health workforce provider mix and the distance traveled for mental health services by rural and urban Medicare beneficiaries National Rural Health Association Annual ConferenceRead More
Andrilla CHA, Moore TE, Wong KM, Yung RL, Evans DV Investigating the impact of geographic location on colorectal and breast cancer stage at diagnosis: a national study of the SEER cancer registry National Rural Health Association Annual ConferenceRead More
Andrilla CHA, Moore TE, Patterson DG Overcoming barriers to prescribing buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid use disorder: recommendations from rural physicians AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Washington, D.C., June 4, 2019Read More